As coronavirus cases soar in Florida, Miami struggles to respond

Covid-19 cases have been on the rise in Florida since the state reopened in early May, surpassing 100,000 on June 22. Miami mayor Francis Suarez has warned ‘If we don’t act now, if we are not disciplined, this could get out of control.’ Read more: https://wapo.st/37rsw5Q. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK

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In This Story: COVID-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

Latest News about Covid-19

Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

5 Recent Items: COVID-19

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